Cephalexin capsules. 500mg 16 pieces


Cephalexin capsules. 500mg 16 pieces

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Active substance:
1 capsule contains 500 mg (in the form of cephalexin monohydrate 525.9 mg).
Magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose PH 102. The capsule shell:
Titanium dioxide E 171 colorant Iron oxide yellow 172 E, colorant Iron oxide E 172 black, indigo carmine (indigotin I) E 132, gelatin.
Product form:
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins and penicillins.
500 mg
Diseases of the upper and lower respiratory tract, urinary tract, skin, soft tissue, otitis media, osteomyelitis, endometritis, gonorrhea.
Interaction with other drugs
While the use of furosemide, ethacrynic acid, nephrotoxic antibiotics (e.g., aminoglycosides) increases the risk of kidney damage.
Salicylates and indomethacin slow excretion of cephalexin.
Reduces prothrombin index, increases the effects of anticoagulants.
Nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain, diarrhea, hematuria.
Treatment of activated carbon (effective than lavage), maintaining airway patency, monitoring vital signs, blood gas, and electrolyte balance.
pharmachologic effect
Pharmacological properties:
Cephalexin antibacterial, bactericidal effect.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Perhaps if the effect of therapy outweighs the potential risk to the fetus. Cephalexin during treatment should stop breastfeeding.
Conditions of supply of pharmacies
On prescription.
side effects
From the nervous system and sensory organs: headache, dizziness, drowsiness, hallucinations (rare).
Cardio-vascular system and blood (blood, hemostasis): eosinophilia, reversible leukopenia, neutropenia, thrombocytopenia.
From the digestive tract: nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, loss of appetite, diarrhea, cholestatic jaundice, hepatitis, transient elevation of liver transaminases.
Allergic reactions: skin rash, itching, dermatitis, rarely – angioedema, arthralgia, candidiasis.
special instructions
Patients with allergic reactions to penicillin and carbapenems history may be sensitive to cephalosporin antibiotics.
During treatment with cephalexin possible positive direct Coombs’ test, as well as false positive reaction on urine glucose.
During treatment is not recommended to use ethanol.
When staphylococcal infection exists cross resistance between cephalosporins and izoksazolilpenitsillinami.
Storage conditions
In the dark place at a temperature of 2-25 ° C.
Dosing and Administration
Cephalexin is taken orally.
Adults: 250-500 mg 4 times a day.
Babies: 25-50 mg / kg / day.
In severe infections: cephalexin daily dose for adults is increased – up to 4 g (max) for children – up to 100 mg / kg, divided into 4 doses. The course of treatment – 7-14 days. When creatinine Cl 10 ml / min with a maximum daily dose for adults – 1.5 g
Appearance may differ from that depicted in the picture. There are contraindications. You need to read the manual or consult with a specialist

Additional information

Weight0.100 kg


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